The Hajj Effect on Oil Consumption

Saudi is pumping an astounding amount of water, equivalent to the entire Lake Victoria in eastern Africa. Just imagine how much power is consumed for the Hajj in terms of cooling the crowd, supplying water, lighting, cooking, charging devices, etc.
Published: August 21st 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Check Out This Oil Rig Parking Lot in Texas (Satellite Imagery Since 2016)

The price of oil crashed during 2015 and as a result, so did the number of deployed US crude oil rigs out in the field. US production rose to 9.6 million barrels per day, mostly driven by the advancements in shale oil.
Published: August 19th 2018. Last updated: December 1st 2020

Something's Definitely Happening in Ceyhan

We highlight the importance of the news section from our tracking of the KRG crude oil exports report for the first 14 days of August 2018, and the current comparison of tanker departures from berth at the port of Ceyhan, Turkey.
Published: August 17th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Iran, First 14 Days of August, 2018 : Including Satellite Imagery

Here is our first 14 days of Iran's crude oil and gas condensates exports report. Something to note is that Iran's exports typically boost in the 2nd half of the month.
You must be logged in to read this entry.
Published: August 16th 2018. Last updated: February 19th 2022

Important Update: USA, Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Important update for our export report for the week ending August 10th, 2018. We now have a new count on US crude oil exports.
You must be logged in to read this entry.
Published: August 16th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Desh Vaibhav - VLCC Supertanker That Exploded in the Gulf of Oman

Yesterday on August 14th, 2018, an explosion occurred in one of the oil cargo tanks aboard the Indian flag-bearing VLCC and you can see the gaping hole in the deck of the tanker.
Published: August 15th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Leave No Barrel Behind

Following the purported assault on the Saudi tankers in late July, 2018, one vessel in particular remained offline from the AIS...Let the investigation begin!
Published: August 14th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Impact of Osaka Earthquake on Japan's June Oil Data

Here we go though some of the affects and metrics that the substantial 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Osaka had on Japan's oil activity in June 2018.
You must be logged in to read this entry.
Published: August 11th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Why We Don't Measure Cushing, But Let's Have a Look Anyway

We have access to satellite imagery, and it's an amazing capability. If we look on the north lawn of the Cushing storage tank farm...
You must be logged in to read this entry.
Published: August 11th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

The Shark Is Back!

US sanctions on Iran have now entered their second stage, meaning that nations that don't want to be barred, need to begin winding down their imports of Iranian oil and making other arrangements.
You must be logged in to read this entry.
Published: August 9th 2018. Last updated: February 23rd 2022

Frosty Relations Between Saudi Arabia and Canada? Look Again.

Diplomatic spat between Saudi Arabia and Canada. We had a look ourselves at the map to see if there's any movement of crude oil to Canada from any of the GCC states, as Saudi Arabia stated...
Published: August 9th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Unaccounted Barrels Out of Libya

When we review the 24 hour change in crude oil storage at the processing plant in Mellitah, we see a...It seems that whatever happened at the point resulted in the vessel sailing with a very little amount...
Published: August 8th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

A Really Tiny Beach Port in Yemen Just Received Its First Crude Oil Tanker in Years

A Really Tiny Beach Port in Yemen Just Received Its First Crude Oil Tanker in Years
Published: August 7th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

A Tiny Saudi Oil Terminal Is Getting Ready for Its Big Day

Having been shut for the past 27 years since the first Gulf War, a Saudi crude oil export terminal is waiting for its big re-opening later this year. More details here.
Published: August 6th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

A Missing Saudi VLCC Finally Popped Up Again!

Houdini from the Houthis? A Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) baring the Saudi flag has re-appeared after the reported attacked off the coast of Yemen.
Published: August 5th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Satellite Overview of China's Crude Oil Inventory Change in July

We moseyed around China with Planet Labs' satellites to have a look at July's change in crude oil storage at some of the top tank farms in terms of capacity.
Published: August 5th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

An Alternate Timeline in Russia's Crude Oil Production

When we remove the almost-consistent monthly excess barrels from their reported daily production, we see another reality...
You must be logged in to read this entry.
Published: August 4th 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Major Malfunction in Ras Lanuf, Libya

We've put together a satellite image gallery of the recent destruction, on account of factional fighting, at the Fida oil storage tank farm in Ras Lanuf, Libya.
Published: August 3rd 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020

Changes in Storage at the SUMED Pipeline Following the Attack on Saudi Tankers

The SUMED (Suez-Mediterranean) pipeline runs from Egypt's Red Sea port of Ain Sokhna to its Mediterranean ...
Published: August 2nd 2018. Last updated: October 31st 2020

Iran, July 2018 (Along With Storage Satellite Imagery)

Iran, July 2018 (Along With Storage Satellite Imagery)
You must be logged in to read this entry.
Published: August 2nd 2018. Last updated: July 1st 2020
© 2018-2022 TankerTrackers.com, Inc.